Goin’ downtown
Jersey City’s Grove Street carves out its own identity
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people like to compare downtown Jersey City with Greenwich Village in New York. However, Rachel B. Sieg, executive director of the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District, is not one of...
Purim party
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 250 people joined Chabad of Hoboken for a great family, Purim party at the Hoboken Multi-Service Center. For more about Purim visit www.JewishHoboken.com/purim
Encore…for a 22nd year!
Thousands to take to the streets for Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
by Steven Rodas Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
While not sharing the marquee of the 22nd annual Hoboken Arts and Music Festival with musicians like Leon Russell and Amanda Holley, Jersey City-based singer Sylvana Joyce is ecstatic that the bian...
Six new bus platforms in Secaucus
NJ Transit opens newly renovated transit plaza
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In a public ceremony, New Jersey Transit opened a newly expanded bus plaza at the Secaucus Junction train station on Tuesday, March 29. The six new lanes at the bus plaza will serve intrastate line...
Free pre-K in North Bergen, other towns?
Bill seeks to expand program to 100 school districts
by Steven Rodas Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-one school districts in New Jersey currently receive state funds for free pre-K 3 and 4 programs in their public schools. Now, some legislators hope to increase the number past 100 (approxim...
All that jazz
Riverview Jazz Festival to expand this year
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Although it’s still months away, it’s time to mark the 2016 Riverview Jazz Festival on your calendar. The festival will swing into its fourth year with a week’s worth of music and related attractio...
Walking on water
Officials open promenade along Laurel Hill Park riverfront
by Samantha Meyers
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Following a ribbon cutting on April 5, a group of residents and government workers took a walk on the new waterfront promenade that had just opened at Secaucus’ Laurel Hill Park. The U-shaped walkw...
Schoolteacher by day, comedian by night
Local educator raises funds for charity in comic showcase
by Art Schwartz
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
As a high school math teacher for the past 27 years, North Bergen resident Janet Regensburg is used to tough audiences. So when it comes to her downtime, one might expect her to stay out of the spo...
A little taste of love
Iron Monkey welcomes TV stars to beer dating event
by Al Sullivan
Apr 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Speed dating, some claim, is a lot like a wine tasting. You take a sip, and if you like the flavor, you may drink more. And at a place like The Iron Monkey in Jersey City, with a great regional rep...
Under the bridge
Council unanimously urges county to name park after late politico
by Steven Rodas Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The late freeholder Maurice Fitzgibbons’ zeal for politics and public service is considered by many to have been unwavering. First Ward Councilman Michael DeFusco, one of two sponsors of a City Cou...